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"I certainly can put myself in the place of others, as I have in the past relied on tutors to get me through some tough topics. As for other interests outside tutoring, I am very interested in languages and linguistics, as I currently teach graduate and undergraduate linguistics at Northeastern Illinois University. Outside my day job, I run and bike, and I'm interested in astronomy, nature, history and Shakespeare!."
- University of Oregon - BA, French
- Northwestern University - PhD, Linguistics
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Writing, Elementary Math, College Essays, Algebra, Reading, Essay Editing, Middle School Math, Latin, Grammar and Mechanics, French
" I've been tutoring high school students for the past three years. My goal in tutoring is for my students to learn what questions they need to ask themselves when the going gets tough. If I'm teaching a language, for example, I help my students not only with translating particular sentences, but with forming a method of translation for themselves. That way, they have the tools to solve further difficulties even when I'm not there."
- Harvard University - BA, English
- University of Chicago - MA, Humanities
Tutoring Subjects:Latin, College Essays, GRE, ACT, Mandarin Chinese, ACT Math, ACT Writing, ACT Science, Essay Editing, Algebra, ACT Reading, ACT English
"I have taught Latin for 25 years. I stress the basics with constant review of same. I have a relaxed knowledgeable approach that most students feel comfortable with.."
- SIU - BA, Classical Languages
- University of Chicago - MA, Classical Languages
" In Cincinnati, I worked with Latin students at all levels. My beginning Latin students saw particularly outstanding results, because I was able to teach them the English grammar and mechanics they needed to transition from English to Latin. From my professional experience as a Shakespearean actor and my educational experience as a Shakespearean director, I know that I can explain and enliven classic texts for people of all ages. I have a strong literature background, and I am passionate about tutoring students who struggle to understand or appreciate English literary treasures." ...
- Indiana University Bloomington - BA, Classical Studies: Latin & Greek, Theatre & Drama, minor in Art History
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, PSAT, Reading, ACT English, SAT Writing, Writing, Latin, SAT Math, SAT Verbal, College Essays, Elementary Math, ACT Writing, SAT
"I tutored in college, and I have three years experience as a teaching assistant, so I know what college professors are looking for from their students' papers. My approach to tutoring follows the idea of "if you teach a man to fish..." My goal is to teach by helping students come to the correct conclusion on their own, whether that pertains to figuring out the Latin subjunctive, the German use of cases, or writing a decent thesis statement in their mother tongue. If you need help with Latin, German, or English/writing, feel free to contact me!." ...
- Brigham Young University - BA, Classics Studies, German
- Loyola University - MEd., Secondary Education
Tutoring Subjects:German, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Reading, Writing, Latin
"I returned back to my home city, Chicago, in October 2012 and since then have been working at Northwestern University in the admissions department for the Kellogg School of Management. My interests including traveling and learning about new cultures, as well as staying active. I played lacrosse at Marquette and am currently training for the Chicago marathon in October."
- Marquette Univeristy - BA, Political Science
Tutoring Subjects:Latin, History, Reading
"As a writing tutor, my purpose is to be a sounding board for your ideas and to help guide you through the writing process. Each student is unique, and my tutoring methodology is specialized for each and every student's particular educational needs.."
- DePaul University - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Latin, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, College Essays, Writing, History
"With 4 years of tutoring experience with kids ranging from 8 to 18, I developed a range of skills for helping kids to make the connection at different stages in their school careers. In addition, as a gifted individual, I have the perspective to help gifted students who need and crave extra challenges and exposure above and beyond the standard curriculum. My goals in tutoring students is to help them find their self-confidence in their studies, make learning fun and exciting, and show students the joy of continuous learning that I hope will carry over into adulthood.." ...
- Western Governors University - BS, Business Management
Tutoring Subjects:Elementary Math, Latin, Grammar and Mechanics, Reading, Phonics, Essay Editing, Writing
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